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Charles Eurwicke Douglas (12 May 1806-21 February 1887),  the natural son of the Right Hon. Charles Philip Yorke, was an English M.P.

He was educated at Harrow and St. John's College, Cambridge, where he graduated B.A. 1828, M.A. 1831. In 1832, he married Jane Mary Anne Des Voeux (d.12 November 1873), dau. of Sir Charles Des Voeux, 2nd Bart.

He was private secretary to Lord Ripon from 1830 to 1834, when his lordship was secretary of state for the colonies; was a commissioner of Greenwich Hospital from Aug. 1845 to July 1846 ; formerly King of Arms of the Order of St. Michael and St. George, on appointment to which office he was knighted. He was a Director of the London and North Western Railway.

He was M.P. for Warwick from 1837 to 1852. In 1853, he unsuccessfully contested Durham City. He sat for Banbury from May 1859.

In 1832, he married Jane Mary Anne Des Voeux (d.12 November 1873), dau. of Sir Charles Des-Vaux, 2nd Bart. He was educated at Harrow and St. John's College, Cambridge, where he graduated B.A. 1828, M.A. 1831.

He received a knighthood on 12th October 1832, King of arms of the Order of St Michael and St George.

He lived at 27, Wilton Crescent, London, S.W.



 

 

 

 

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